Communications

Provost Woodruff shares news, messages, and other information on this page.

Provost Letter on Important University Policies for Faculty and Academic Staff
Jan. 11, 2021

An email from Provost Woodruff to faculty and academic staff, with important information pertaining to both the beginning of the semester and the ongoing work of faculty and academic staff. Read more

Spring Semester Information for Instructors
Jan. 8, 2021

An email from Associate Provost Largent to MSU educators, providing resources related to the start of the semester. Read more

Two-year Live-on Requirement
Dec. 1, 2020

An email from Provost Woodruff and Senior Vice President Gore to the Deans, Directors, and Chairs list announcing that in support of student success, beginning with undergraduate students who start at MSU in fall 2021, the on-campus living requirement will include a second year. Read more. 

Educator Update
Nov. 13, 2020

An email from Associate Provost Jeitschko to educators about a number of topics related to remote instruction. Read more

Progressive Planning Update on Academic Records for Faculty and Students
Nov. 9, 2020 

An email from Provost Woodruff to educators and students about updates to progressive planning related to academic records for fall 2020 and spring 2021. Read more

Spring Calendar Break Days
Oct. 29, 2020

An email from Provost Woodruff to educators and staff about break days for spring semester 2021, including a link to the message to the student body on the same topic, from both President Stanley and Provost Woodruff. Read more

Spring Semester Plans
Oct. 22, 2020

An email from Provost Woodruff to faculty and staff about planning for spring semester 2021. Read more

Statement on Proposed Department of Homeland Security Rule
Sept. 28, 2020

A joint email from President Stanley, Provost Woodruff, and Associate Provost and Dean Hanson to faculty, staff, and students. Read more

Fall semester faculty welcome and updates
Sept. 2, 2020

An email from Provost Woodruff to faculty, welcoming them to fall semester and providing updates. Read more. 

Fall semester student welcome
Sept. 2, 2020

An email from Provost Woodruff to students, welcoming them to fall semester. Read more.

Endocrine Society honors Provost with prestigious award
August 27, 2020

MSU’s new provost, Teresa Woodruff, has recently been named a recipient of one of the Endocrine Society’s 2021 Laureate Awards — top honors that recognize the highest achievements in the endocrinology field. Read more. 

2020 Technology in Classrooms
August 13, 2020

An email from Provost Woodruff to faculty regarding the development of instructional material and resources on how to use the hybrid technology that has been installed in some university classrooms. Read more. 

Greeting from Provost Woodruff
August 3, 2020

An email greeting from Provost Woodruff to MSU community members as she begins her work as provost. Read more

Woodruff takes office as provost
August 3, 2020

MSUToday news release on Dr. Woodruff taking the helm as MSU's new provost. Read more

Leading researcher, advocate for women in science named MSU provost
April 27, 2019

MSUToday podcast with Russ White, aired on WKAR Radio. Read more.

 
Leading researcher, advocate for women in science named provost
April 27, 2019

MSUToday story announcing the selection of Teresa K. Woodruff as MSU's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Read more.


MSU's New Provost

April 27, 2019

Letter from President Stanley announcing the selection of Teresa K. Woodruff as MSU's next provost and executive vice president for academic affairs. Read more.

 

ARCHIVED POSTS FROM ACTING PROVOST JEITSCHKO, JULY 2020

Fall 2020 Guidance
July 24, 2020

An email from Acting Provost Jeitschko to educators regarding preparation for fall semester. Read more. 

Academic Human Resources leadership transition
July 20, 2020

An email from Acting Provost Jeitschko to deans, directors, and chairs announcing the appointment of Suzanne Lang as the interim associate provost and associate vice president for academic human resources. Read more. 

New Professional Development Opportunities: Strategies for Assessing Student Performance in Online Classes
July 8, 2020

An email from Acting Provost Jeitschko, Associate Provosts Grabill and Largent, and Interim Dean of Students and Assistant Provost Strong to faculty about new professional development opportunities available to them this summer. Read more. 

Update from the Provost's Office
July 2, 2020

An email from Acting Provost Jeitschko to faculty providing updates from the office after the departure of Interim Provost Sullivan and in anticipation of the arrival of incoming Provost Teresa A. Woodruff. Read more. 

Academic Human Resources leadership
July 2, 2020

An email from Acting Provost Jeitschko to deans, directors, and chairs about leadership transitions related to the associate provost and associate vice president for academic human resources. Read more.